Mon 16 Nov 2009 09:49 AM
Wael Al Lawati
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Wael Al Lawati

Industry: Travel & Hospitality

Company: Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran)

Designation: CEO

Country: Oman

Occupation: CEO

An engineer by trade, Wael Al Lawati was hired in 2003 to launch The Wave, one of the country’s major tourism projects, before taking up his role at Omran, the government body responsible for promoting investment in tourism and real estate ventures.

Omran is currently involved in developing a number of resort-style projects, including the Khasab and Jabal Akhdar hotels that will significantly boost the quality of tourism infrastructure in Oman, while adhering to the government’s brief to protect Oman’s environment and natural beauty.